List of political parties in Greenland

This is a list of political parties in Greenland, as of 25 April 2018. Greenland has a multi-party system.

Active parties

Logo Name Abbr. Ideology Position Leader MPs
(Parliament of Greenland)
(Parliament of the Kingdom of Denmark)
S Social democracy
Greenlandic independence
Third way
Centre-left Kim Kielsen 10 1
Community of the People
Inuit Ataqatigiit
IA Democratic socialism[1][2]
Greenlandic independence[2][3]
Left-wing nationalism
Left-wing Sara Olsvig 8 1
D Liberalism[4]
Social liberalism[4]
Economic liberalism[5]
Greenlandic unionism[6]
Centre[9] to Centre-right[10] Niels Thomsen 6 0
Point of Orientation Party
Partii Naleraq
PN Centrism
Greenlandic independence
Centre Hans Enoksen 3 0
A Liberal conservatism[10][12][13]
Market liberalism
Nordic agrarianism
Greenlandic unionism
Centre-right to Right-wing Aqqalu Jerimiassen 2 0
Cooperation Party
SA Greenlandic unionism
Social liberalism[14]
Economic liberalism
Centre-right[15] Michael Rosing 1 0
Descendants of Our Country
Nunatta Qitornai
NQ Greenlandic independence
Centre-left Vittus Qujaukitsoq 1 0
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  5. "Erhverv". Demokraatit (in Danish). 2014. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  6. "Rigsfælleskabet". Demokraatit (in Danish). 2014. Archived from the original on 2014. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  7. "EU". Demokraatit (in Danish). 2014. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  8. Dahl, Jens (2006). "Greenland". The Indigenous World 2006. IWGIA. p. 34.
  9. Lansford, Tom, ed. (2014). Political Handbook of the World 2014. CQ Press. p. 393.
  10. Loukacheva, Natalia (2007). The Arctic Promise: Legal and Political Autonomy of Greenland and Nunavut. University of Toronto Press. p. 55.
  11. Greenland independence on hold in snap election
  12. Christina Bergqvist (1 January 1999). Equal Democracies?: Gender and Politics in the Nordic Countries. Nordic Council of Ministers. p. 319. ISBN 978-82-00-12799-4.
  13. Maher, Joanne, ed. (2008). The Europa World Year Book 2008. Taylor & Francis. p. 1552.
  14. "Michael Rosing på vej med nyt parti". (in Danish). 19 January 2018. Retrieved 25 March 2018.
  15. Schultz-Nielsen, Jørgen (12 March 2018). "Samarbejdspartiet: Alle må yde for at alle kan nyde". (in Danish). Retrieved 25 March 2018.